a way to eat mayonnaise.

We are in the shoulder season of spring.  It is not quite warm enough to languidly lay in the sun eating raw salads and taking delicate sips of mint julep, nor does it seem quite right to be hunkering down to a marathon of baked macaroni and cheese and beef brisket, slathering on an extra layer of […]

seaweed wrap, peanut butter edition.

It would appear that I like to variate on a theme. After all the jollies I got from making raw veggie seaweed wraps, I decided to try another version, but this time make it a little heartier. I give you peanut butter chicken spinach seaweed wraps. Yeah.  Yeah! The rice is instant brown rice (sacrilege!) […]

sexy vacuum chicken.

  I’m not sure what’s sexier: a laser thermometer, or cooking food without reaching a boiling temperature.  Hm…. The other week I tried cooking chicken breast using the sous vide method – that is, under vacuum.  If food is under vacuum, then the cooking temperature doesn’t have to be as high for the food to […]